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3 senators back POGO

(Daily Tribune) At least three senators rejected the proposal to prohibit Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations, citing its contributions to the Philippine economy. Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Ramon “Bong” Revilla, and Robinhood “Robin” Padilla said the total shutdown of POGOs in the country is not the solution to the recent increase in kidnapping cases in the country.…
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Estrada proposes fixed salaries, hours for PUB drivers

The lawmaker’s bill made clear that PUB drivers could not be required to drive for more than eight hours nonstop. Senator Jinggoy Estrada has proposed a measure seeking operators to grant drivers and conductors fixed salaries and working hours to help them cope with the growing fuel cost. Estrada’s Senate Bill 48, also known as…
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Loi Ejercito-Estrada: More than just cutting ribbons

Reading the newly-launched autobiography of former First Lady Loi Ejercito-Estrada, Love, Mommyla, my friends, who went over the book, and I could not help but be impressed by the virtues and accomplishments of this First Lady who, early in life, had faced hardship because she was orphaned of her father, leaving behind Loi’s mother, only…
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